Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for Cryptography skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Cryptography over the 6 months to 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cryptography (Cryptology)
UK > England
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 803 850 1001
Rank change year-on-year +47 +151 +45
Permanent jobs citing Cryptography 374 361 277
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.22% 0.20% 0.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.25% 0.23% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 294 277 199
England median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +14.29% -
10th Percentile £35,525 £37,500 £36,250
90th Percentile £90,000 £80,000 £90,350
UK median annual salary £58,763 £60,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year -2.06% +14.29% -

Cryptography is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 151759 160141 181584
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 89.91% 89.40% 88.76%
Number of salaries quoted 120765 134253 151176
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £80,000 £77,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +1.01% +4.21% +5.56%

Cryptography
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Cryptography as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Cryptography in England

Cryptography
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Cryptography in England.

Salary trend for Cryptography in England

Cryptography
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Cryptography in England over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Cryptography in England

Cryptography
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Cryptography within the England region over the 6 months to 23 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +39 178 £65,000 - 19
East of England +41 59 £56,500 -5.83% 3
South East +22 52 £52,500 +5.00%
North of England -1 29 £56,250 -13.46% 6
Midlands +3 27 £48,750 +2.63% 3
South West -4 26 £65,000 +30.00% 1
West Midlands 0 25 £47,500 -20.83% 3
North West -17 23 £50,000 -4.76% 6
Yorkshire +20 6 £62,500 -3.85%
East Midlands +26 2 £48,750 +8.33%
Cryptography
UK

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, IT jobs citing Cryptography also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the England region with a requirement for Cryptography.

1 109 (29.14%) Linux
2 104 (27.81%) Agile Software Development
3 98 (26.20%) Windows
4 92 (24.60%) Finance
5 91 (24.33%) Cybersecurity
6 80 (21.39%) Java
7 79 (21.12%) C++
8 75 (20.05%) Firewall
8 75 (20.05%) Information Security
9 72 (19.25%) Degree
10 71 (18.98%) CISSP
11 68 (18.18%) Python
12 67 (17.91%) Management Information System
12 67 (17.91%) Security Cleared
13 66 (17.65%) Software Engineering
14 57 (15.24%) SC Cleared
14 57 (15.24%) Blockchain
15 56 (14.97%) Penetration Testing
16 55 (14.71%) CISM
17 52 (13.90%) C
17 52 (13.90%) Computer Science
18 51 (13.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
19 50 (13.37%) Banking
20 49 (13.10%) Network Security
21 48 (12.83%) PKI
22 47 (12.57%) Identity Access Management
23 45 (12.03%) TOGAF
23 45 (12.03%) SIEM
24 42 (11.23%) Wireless
25 40 (10.70%) Cisco

Cryptography
Co-occurring IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 21 (5.61%) Ethereum
1 21 (5.61%) Hyperledger
2 12 (3.21%) MS Exchange
3 9 (2.41%) Exchange Server 2010
3 9 (2.41%) Exchange Server 2013
4 8 (2.14%) Elasticsearch
5 7 (1.87%) OpenStack
6 4 (1.07%) IIS
7 1 (0.27%) WebSphere
Applications
1 20 (5.35%) Spreadsheet
2 4 (1.07%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.27%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.27%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.27%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (0.80%) R3 Corda
2 2 (0.53%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 30 (8.02%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (4.01%) SaaS
3 12 (3.21%) Microsoft Azure
4 7 (1.87%) Cloud Computing
4 7 (1.87%) Google Cloud Platform
5 6 (1.60%) Mimecast
6 3 (0.80%) GitHub
6 3 (0.80%) OpenShift
7 2 (0.53%) PaaS
8 1 (0.27%) DigitalOcean
8 1 (0.27%) Google Compute Engine
8 1 (0.27%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 75 (20.05%) Firewall
2 49 (13.10%) Network Security
3 42 (11.23%) Wireless
4 22 (5.88%) NFC
5 21 (5.61%) Internet
6 20 (5.35%) Software-Defined Networking
6 20 (5.35%) VPN
7 17 (4.55%) TCP/IP
8 14 (3.74%) LAN
8 14 (3.74%) WAN
9 12 (3.21%) VLAN
10 11 (2.94%) DNS
10 11 (2.94%) SSL
11 10 (2.67%) DHCP
11 10 (2.67%) SAN
12 9 (2.41%) iSCSI
12 9 (2.41%) SSH
12 9 (2.41%) VoIP
12 9 (2.41%) Wi-Fi
13 8 (2.14%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (15.24%) Blockchain
2 15 (4.01%) SQL Server
3 9 (2.41%) SQL Server 2008
4 8 (2.14%) Big Data
5 5 (1.34%) PostgreSQL
6 4 (1.07%) NoSQL
7 3 (0.80%) MongoDB
8 2 (0.53%) Apache Cassandra
8 2 (0.53%) Data Lake
8 2 (0.53%) GIS
8 2 (0.53%) Hadoop
8 2 (0.53%) MySQL
8 2 (0.53%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.27%) Couchbase
9 1 (0.27%) InfluxDB
9 1 (0.27%) Redis
Development Applications
1 32 (8.56%) Git (software)
2 14 (3.74%) Jenkins
3 13 (3.48%) JIRA
4 9 (2.41%) Gradle
4 9 (2.41%) Subversion
5 4 (1.07%) Maven
5 4 (1.07%) Selenium
5 4 (1.07%) Sonatype Nexus
6 3 (0.80%) CMake
6 3 (0.80%) JUnit
6 3 (0.80%) Mockito
7 2 (0.53%) Bitbucket
7 2 (0.53%) Burp Suite
7 2 (0.53%) Cucumber
8 1 (0.27%) AppScan
8 1 (0.27%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (0.27%) Rational DOORS
8 1 (0.27%) SoapUI
8 1 (0.27%) Visual Studio
8 1 (0.27%) WinDbg
General
1 92 (24.60%) Finance
2 50 (13.37%) Banking
3 32 (8.56%) Telecoms
4 29 (7.75%) Electronics
5 16 (4.28%) Retail
6 11 (2.94%) Retail Banking
7 9 (2.41%) Investment Banking
8 8 (2.14%) Financial Institution
8 8 (2.14%) Multimedia
9 7 (1.87%) Automotive
10 6 (1.60%) Publishing
11 5 (1.34%) Aerospace
11 5 (1.34%) Legal
12 4 (1.07%) Law
13 3 (0.80%) Corporate Banking
13 3 (0.80%) Marketing
14 2 (0.53%) Games
14 2 (0.53%) Manufacturing
14 2 (0.53%) Military
15 1 (0.27%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 74 (19.79%) Developer
2 65 (17.38%) Consultant
3 61 (16.31%) Architect
4 46 (12.30%) Security Engineer
5 39 (10.43%) Security Consultant
6 37 (9.89%) Software Engineer
7 28 (7.49%) Security Architect
8 26 (6.95%) C++ Software Engineer
8 26 (6.95%) Solutions Architect
9 25 (6.68%) Cybersecurity Consultant
9 25 (6.68%) Senior Consultant
10 20 (5.35%) Analyst
10 20 (5.35%) Network Architect
10 20 (5.35%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
10 20 (5.35%) Senior Software Engineer
11 17 (4.55%) Java Developer
12 16 (4.28%) Senior Developer
13 14 (3.74%) Cybersecurity Engineer
14 12 (3.21%) Blockchain Engineer
14 12 (3.21%) C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (8.82%) HTML
2 24 (6.42%) CSS
3 23 (6.15%) AngularJS
4 18 (4.81%) RESTful
4 18 (4.81%) Spring
5 16 (4.28%) HTML5
5 16 (4.28%) Web Services
6 15 (4.01%) JSON
7 14 (3.74%) REST
8 13 (3.48%) XML
9 12 (3.21%) .NET
10 10 (2.67%) Middleware
11 9 (2.41%) ASP.NET
11 9 (2.41%) CSS3
11 9 (2.41%) Django
12 8 (2.14%) D-Bus
12 8 (2.14%) GStreamer
12 8 (2.14%) HEVC
12 8 (2.14%) OpenGL
12 8 (2.14%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 67 (17.91%) Management Information System
2 52 (13.90%) Computer Science
3 48 (12.83%) PKI
4 31 (8.29%) Fintech
5 26 (6.95%) Contactless
6 23 (6.15%) Smartcard
7 22 (5.88%) EMV
8 20 (5.35%) Mobile App
8 20 (5.35%) Mobile Payment
9 19 (5.08%) Digital TV
10 17 (4.55%) Algorithms
11 15 (4.01%) User Experience
12 14 (3.74%) Analytical Skills
12 14 (3.74%) Digital Currency
13 11 (2.94%) Data Centre
13 11 (2.94%) Linux Command Line
14 10 (2.67%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
14 10 (2.67%) Enterprise Software
15 9 (2.41%) Data Protection Act
15 9 (2.41%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 109 (29.14%) Linux
2 98 (26.20%) Windows
3 38 (10.16%) Unix
4 19 (5.08%) Apple iOS
5 18 (4.81%) Android
6 13 (3.48%) Windows Server
7 12 (3.21%) CentOS
7 12 (3.21%) Debian
7 12 (3.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 12 (3.21%) Ubuntu
8 10 (2.67%) Embedded Linux
9 9 (2.41%) Windows 7
9 9 (2.41%) Windows Server 2008
10 6 (1.60%) Kali Linux
11 3 (0.80%) AIX
11 3 (0.80%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 104 (27.81%) Agile Software Development
2 91 (24.33%) Cybersecurity
3 75 (20.05%) Information Security
4 66 (17.65%) Software Engineering
5 56 (14.97%) Penetration Testing
6 47 (12.57%) Identity Access Management
7 45 (12.03%) SIEM
7 45 (12.03%) TOGAF
8 36 (9.63%) Multithreading
9 33 (8.82%) ITIL
10 30 (8.02%) Security Architecture
11 29 (7.75%) Data Protection
11 29 (7.75%) DevOps
12 27 (7.22%) TDD
13 26 (6.95%) Scrum
14 23 (6.15%) Creative Thinking
14 23 (6.15%) Stakeholder Management
14 23 (6.15%) Technical Architecture
15 22 (5.88%) Integration Testing
15 22 (5.88%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 80 (21.39%) Java
2 79 (21.12%) C++
3 68 (18.18%) Python
4 52 (13.90%) C
5 34 (9.09%) JavaScript
6 27 (7.22%) SQL
7 24 (6.42%) Bash Shell
8 16 (4.28%) Go
9 15 (4.01%) C#
10 13 (3.48%) Ruby
11 12 (3.21%) PHP
11 12 (3.21%) Scala
12 10 (2.67%) Perl
12 10 (2.67%) PowerShell
13 9 (2.41%) VBScript
14 7 (1.87%) Objective-C
15 5 (1.34%) Ada
15 5 (1.34%) C-shell
15 5 (1.34%) Korn
15 5 (1.34%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 72 (19.25%) Degree
2 71 (18.98%) CISSP
3 67 (17.91%) Security Cleared
4 57 (15.24%) SC Cleared
5 55 (14.71%) CISM
6 40 (10.70%) DV Cleared
7 35 (9.36%) Cisco Certification
8 26 (6.95%) CISA
9 25 (6.68%) CCNP
10 18 (4.81%) CESG Certified Professional
11 14 (3.74%) CEH
11 14 (3.74%) GIAC
12 12 (3.21%) CCNA
12 12 (3.21%) CREST Certified
13 10 (2.67%) CRISC
13 10 (2.67%) PhD
14 9 (2.41%) Computer Science Degree
15 7 (1.87%) MCSE
15 7 (1.87%) Microsoft Certification
16 6 (1.60%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 51 (13.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 35 (9.36%) PCI DSS
3 18 (4.81%) GDPR
4 11 (2.94%) Cyber Essentials
5 10 (2.67%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 9 (2.41%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
7 8 (2.14%) COBIT
7 8 (2.14%) ISO 22301
8 5 (1.34%) MISRA
8 5 (1.34%) QA
9 4 (1.07%) 21 CFR Part 11
9 4 (1.07%) FIPS 140-2
9 4 (1.07%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 4 (1.07%) OIPF
10 3 (0.80%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 2 (0.53%) GCP
11 2 (0.53%) ISO/IEC 20000
11 2 (0.53%) PA-DSS
11 2 (0.53%) SLA
12 1 (0.27%) PSD2
System Software
1 37 (9.89%) VMware Infrastructure
2 29 (7.75%) Active Directory
3 23 (6.15%) Docker
4 9 (2.41%) Hyper-V
5 5 (1.34%) pfSense
6 4 (1.07%) Firmware
7 1 (0.27%) LXC
7 1 (0.27%) Snort
7 1 (0.27%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.27%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (0.27%) VirtualBox
7 1 (0.27%) VMware NSX
7 1 (0.27%) Xen
Systems Management
1 13 (3.48%) Kubernetes
2 10 (2.67%) Ansible
3 8 (2.14%) Opscode Chef
4 7 (1.87%) FortiGate
4 7 (1.87%) Puppet
5 4 (1.07%) systemd
6 3 (0.80%) Salt
7 2 (0.53%) Nessus
7 2 (0.53%) rkt
8 1 (0.27%) BladeLogic
8 1 (0.27%) CA Wily
8 1 (0.27%) QRadar
8 1 (0.27%) SELinux
8 1 (0.27%) Suricata
8 1 (0.27%) WebInspect
8 1 (0.27%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 40 (10.70%) Cisco
2 37 (9.89%) VMware
3 23 (6.15%) Microsoft
4 20 (5.35%) Hyperion
5 13 (3.48%) Citrix
6 12 (3.21%) Red Hat
7 11 (2.94%) HP
7 11 (2.94%) SonicWALL
7 11 (2.94%) Splunk
8 10 (2.67%) Apple
8 10 (2.67%) Atlassian
8 10 (2.67%) CA
9 9 (2.41%) LogRhythm
10 8 (2.14%) Arqiva
10 8 (2.14%) BT
10 8 (2.14%) Palo Alto
11 7 (1.87%) CheckPoint
12 6 (1.60%) Juniper
13 5 (1.34%) Fortinet
13 5 (1.34%) WatchGuard